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Magical Winterwonderland

5.0 (2)
8 days 7 nights
Weight limit
85 kg / 187 lb

Experience the magic of the snowy wilderness with enchanting horse rides, romantic sleigh journeys, and evenings filled with warmth by the fireplace. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Eastern Carpathians during the turn of the year: gallop through winter forests, traverse powdery snow, and marvel at the breathtaking mountain scenery. Your accommodation awaits high in the mountains, offering a snug, oven-heated room in a charming former farmhouse. Spend chilly winter nights engaging in conversations and enjoying delightful guitar melodies.

Indulge in a unique wellness experience with our hot pot filled with warm saltwater - a perfect setting for relaxation. Delight in hearty goulash and other culinary delights to keep you warm as you explore the mystical winter landscape. On New Year's Eve, dance to traditional tunes at our party and relish a memorable sleigh ride. Non-riders are also welcome to join us for a memorable celebration surrounded by the wonders of winter.

US$ 1 302
per tourist for 8 days
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up to 10 tourists over 16 years old
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Photo Katrin H.
Katrin H. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English
Originally from the South of Germany, Katrin was raised in a rural environment and started to ride from her early childhood on. After having obtained her degree in violin studies, she worked as a violinist, devoting eight years of her career to music. However, her passion for horses, adventure, the outdoors and Csaba, the founder, brought her to Transylvania in early 2017. Amongst others, Katrin is in charge of the daily rides. Moreover, she takes care of the organizational aspects concerning our ranch and is always willing to help our guests out. If she finds the time, Katrin still loves to creatively express herself on her violin and to jam with our guests at the bonfire.

Tour highlights

Try Local Specialities
Enjoy the local culinary delights during the chilly winter evenings
Dash through the Snow
Enjoy the ride cantering through the fresh and deep snow
Spend Evenings by the Fireplace
Let the day end romantically huddled close to the fire, listening to music and enjoying good conversations

Route details

Day 1

After your arrival in Gheorgheni, we will take you on an adventurous off-road ride: In our van we will take you to our Ranch, which is remotely located in the Eastern Carpathian Mountains. With a little luck we might spot a deer, a capercaillie bird or even a bear. Once you have arrived on our ranch, you can unwind after your long journey by immersing yourself in the warm salt water of our Hot Pot. After having familiarized yourself with our horses and moving into your room, our cook Brigitta, will indulge you with an original Szekler dinner, in our rustic log cabin.

Day 2
Mount Magas Bükk
Day 3
Little Sipos and the Olt River
Day 4
Ride to Mount Csofronka
Day 5
Valley ride
Day 6
Sleigh ride!
Day 7
Across snow-covered meadows
Day 8
Tour provider's comments

Open for all riding levels



Guest House
7 nights
7 nights

7 overnight stays on our ranch in an oven-heated double- or multibed room

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
preload map

Tour conditions


  • 6 riding days / 7 overnight stays;
  • reliable, sure-footed horse and the necessary gear;
  • experienced, English speaking guide;
  • rich breakfast and warm, local dinner;

In special cases vegan, lactose free and gluten free meals can be provided. Please be aware that the meals will be simpler and the diversity reduced. Only possible with a declaration before arrival.

  • local, alcoholic beverages;
  • 1 picnic a day;
  • 7 overnight stays on our ranch in an oven-heated double- or multibed room;
  • adventurous off-road drive to our ranch;
  • sleigh rides through the snow;
  • big party on New Year’s Eve;
  • Hot Pot: wood-heated tub with warm salt water included;
  • free and safe parking spaces;
  • children younger than 5 are free of charge
  • discount for groups possible on request.


  • flight tickets;
  • transfer to Gheorgheni;
  • insurance;
  • ccompanying non-riders: 550€

Group size

up to 10 tourists


8 days
7 nights

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Good and warm hiking/trekking boots, warm clothes, head lamp.

You will receive a detailed packing list after signing up. 

Cancellation of booking

Tour reviews

Based on 2 reviews
  • C
    26 Aug, 2023
    about provider
    It was truly one of the best weeks I've had. I'm immensely grateful to the group and especially to Csaba for their patience during this equestrian adventure. I highly recommend everyone to experience at least 3 days in Harghita. It was absolutely incredible. Sending warm regards and hugs to all.
    26 Aug, 2023
  • U
    22 Aug, 2023
    about provider
    Einer meiner schönsten Urlaube! Sehr zu empfehlen für alle Pferde- und Naturliebhaber!
    22 Aug, 2023

Dates and Prices

  • US$ 1 302
    27 Dec, 2024 – 3 Jan, 2025 8 days 7 nights

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